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2014 Acura MDX Video Preview

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The new third-generation Acura MDX is finally here, and while it may not look dramatically different, what's important to families has definitely been updated.

The interior is now larger thanks to a new platform shared loosely with the new Acura RLX. This translates to a more spacious second and third row seating area. To make getting into the third row even easier, there's a new One-Touch Walk-In feature that automatically folds and slides the second row seats forward for access to the third row.

The MDX is full of new safety technology including Lane Keeping Assist, Blind Spot Information, a Collision Mitigation Braking System, and Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow. The crash structure is also all-new and Acura predicts it will help the MDX earn the IIHS' new Top Safety Pick+ title.

Under the hood is a 3.5-liter V-6 engine featuring direct-injection and cylinder deactivation. The power is sent to either the front or all four wheels via a six-speed transmission with paddle shifters. It's worth noting this generation of MDX is the first time the crossover has been available in front-wheel drive. This change will increase fuel economy to an EPA-estimated 20 mpg city and 28 mpg highway. Opting for all-wheel drive will drop that mileage slightly to 18 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway.

For more information on the new 2014 Acura MDX be sure to read our full review here. You can also check out all the latest news from the 2013 New York Auto Show here.

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